The Speaker of the National Assembly opens the session
The Speaker of the National Assembly opens the session

Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim opened the regular session today after raising it for half an hour due to lack of quorum, and on its agenda was an interpellation of the Prime Minister.

 

Attending the session were apologized by: Minister of Defense Ahmed Al-Mansour, and the deputies: Abdel Wahab Al-Babtain, Saadoun Hammad, Adel Al-Damkhi, Muhammad Al-Dalal, Faisal Al-Kandari, Safaa Al-Hashem, Yusef Al-Fadala, Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Khaled Al-Otaibi, Saud Al-Shuwayer, Omar Al-Tabtabaei, and Shuaib Al-Muwaisari And after announcing that they were infected with the Corona virus.

The council started its session with an item listing incoming papers and messages:

1- A message from His Highness, the Deputy Emir and the Crown Prince, thanking the Speaker and members of the National Assembly for their congratulations to His Highness the Amir of the country on the sixth anniversary of the United Nations awarding him the title of "Leader of Humanitarian Action" and designating the State of Kuwait as a center for humanitarian work.
2- A message from His Highness, the Deputy Emir and the Crown Prince, thanking the Speaker and members of the National Assembly for their congratulations to His Highness on the occasion of US President Donald Trump awarding His Highness the "Order of American Military Merit with the rank of Supreme Commander."
3- A letter from MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf requesting that the Committee for Persons with Disabilities Affairs be tasked with examining the decision of the Public Authority for Disability Affairs to stop the payment of pensions for those over the age of 65 and submitting a report to the Council within a month.

The Council examines the two interrogations submitted by Deputy Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Kandari, and MP Al-Hamidi Al-Subaie to His Highness the Prime Minister.

The table includes a number of reports regarding the amendment of the General Administration of Investigations Law, the amendment of the law to convert the Kuwait Airways Corporation into a joint stock company, proposals for laws on the issue of demographics, and the amendment of the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, visual and audio media, publications and publishing.